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Sale 1210 — The Joseph Antizzo Collection of Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper

Sale Date — Wednesday, 23 October, 2019

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Category — First Federal Issue: New Jersey

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2060
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2060, First Federal Issue: New Jersey4c New Jersey (RM136), 4c New Jersey (RM136)4c New Jersey (RM136). Clear impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated November 11, 1799, few toned spots, light horizontal file fold affects embossing, still Very Fine, scarce, the Combs survey records only five examples

450
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2061
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2061, First Federal Issue: New Jersey10c-50c New Jersey (RM137, RM139, RM141), 10c-50c New Jersey (RM137, RM139, RM141)10c-50c New Jersey (RM137, RM139, RM141). Clear impressions, 10c on promissory note, 25c on obligation bond, 50c on 1799 estate inventory, Very Fine impressions

435
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2062
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2062, First Federal Issue: New Jersey20c New Jersey (RM138), 20c New Jersey (RM138)20c New Jersey (RM138). Clear impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated January 31, 1800, signed by George Clymer, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, faint horizontal file fold affects embossing, cut cancel barely affects signature

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 20-CENT NEW JERSEY FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE ON A DOCUMENT SIGNED BY A SIGNER OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE.

Clymer is one of five people to sign both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution.

Combs states only two examples are known. This has the desirable Signer's signature. Ex Tolman. Listed but unpriced in Scott.

E. 2,000-3,000
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2063
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2063, First Federal Issue: New Jersey30c New Jersey (RM140), 30c New Jersey (RM140)30c New Jersey (RM140). Easily discernible impression at top left of handwritten promissory note dated May 30, 1800, signed by George Clymer, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, horizontal file fold affects embossing, cut cancel affects signature, still Very Fine and scarce, only eight are recorded in the Combs survey, Scott Retail with no premium for the signature

750
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2064
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2064, First Federal Issue: New Jersey75c New Jersey (RM142), 75c New Jersey (RM142)75c New Jersey (RM142). Remarkably detailed impression struck at top left of handwritten bond dated June 19, 1799, signature portion removed at lower right, few sensible reinforcements along folds well away from embossing

EXTREMELY FINE IMPRESSION. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE 75-CENT NEW JERSEY FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE. ONE OF THE GREAT RARITIES OF THIS COLLECTING AREA.

The Combs survey did not record any examples of this issue. Undervalued in Scott, probably due to infrequent transactions.

1,500
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2065
 
Sale Number 1210, Lot Number 2065, First Federal Issue: New Jersey$10.00 New Jersey (RM147), $10.00 New Jersey (RM147)$10.00 New Jersey (RM147). Light but fully readable impression at top left of handwritten vellum document dated August 7, 1798 admitting an attorney to the bar, insignificant corner crease at top right, small contemporary patch at lower left clear of text and embossing, probably an erasure of an earlier embossing

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE $10.00 NEW JERSEY FIRST FEDERAL ISSUE. AN IMPORTANT EMBOSSED REVENUE STAMP RARITY.

Ex Tolman

4,750
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